Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$4.5 Million
Date Of BirthJune 12, 1971
SpouseJana Henry
MarkFinishing move: World's Strongest Slam (Falling Slam)
FactReleased by the WWE. [April 2005]


Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler, who is currently signed to WWE under a Legends contract. He was a two-time Olympian in 1992 and 1996 and a gold medalist at the 1995 Pan American Games. He is a former world record holder in the squat and deadlift. In weightlifting, he won a silver medal at the 1995 World Championships and a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. In powerlifting, he was a three-time World Champion (1995, 1997, and 1999) and two-time World Record holder in the squat and deadlift. He was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2013 and the WWE Hall of Fame in 2018.

Henry was born in Silsbee, Texas. His mother, Barbara Ann Henry, was a nurse, and his father, Ernest Henry, was a welder. He has six brothers and sisters. He was raised in a strict Baptist home. His father was very strict and would not allow him to play sports or listen to music other than gospel music. As a child, he loved to play football and basketball, but was not allowed to participate in organized sports. He attended Silsbee High School, where he played football and powerlifting. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Texas at Austin on a football scholarship.

Henry began his professional wrestling career in 1996 with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). He quickly gained notoriety for his size and strength, as well as his ability to break through steel chains wrapped around his chest. He won the WWF European Championship in 1997 and the WWF Hardcore Championship in 1999. In 2001, he won the WWF Intercontinental Championship and the WWF World Tag Team Championship with partner Matt Hardy.

Henry left the WWF in 2002 and joined World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in 2003. He returned to the WWF in 2005 and won the WWE Championship in 2006. He retired from professional wrestling in 2017.

Henry has had a successful acting career, appearing in such films as The Longest Yard (2005) and The Expendables 3 (2014). He has also appeared on television shows such as The Weakest Link (2001) and Celebrity Fit Club (2006).

Henry is married to Jana Henry. They have two children together.

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE under a Legends contract. Henry was born in Silsbee, Texas, the son of Barbara Ann Henry, a nurse, and Ernest Henry, a welder. He has six brothers and sisters. He was raised in a strict Baptist home. His father was very strict and would not allow him to play sports or listen to music other than gospel music. As a child, he loved to play football and basketball, but was not allowed to participate in organized sports. He attended Silsbee High School, where he played football and powerlifting. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Texas at Austin on a football scholarship.

General Info

Full NameMark Henry
Net Worth$4.5 Million
Date Of BirthJune 12, 1971
Height1.93 m
Weight163 kg
ProfessionVoice Actor, Strongman, Professional Wrestler, Weightlifter
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseJana Henry
ChildrenJoanna Henry
ParentsBarbara Jean, Ernest Henry
SiblingsPat Henry

Accomplishments

NominationsSlammy Award for Match of the Year
MoviesA Haunted House 2, The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!, WWE: Unforgiven 2007
TV ShowsWWE Superstars, ECW, Saturday Night's Main Event, WWE Pay-Per-View, Ohio Valley Wrestling TV

Social profile links

Marks

#Marks / Signs
1Trademark move: Full Body Block
2Trademark move: Bear Hug
3Finishing move: Vertical Splash
4Finishing move: Death From Above (Banzai Drop)
5Finishing move: World's Strongest Slam (Falling Slam)

Facts

#Fact
1Induced into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2012 (inaugural class).
2Suffered a shoulder injury during his match with Chris Benoit, and as of mid-August 2004 has yet to return to the ring. [January 2004]
3Made his return in a dark match on the 6th October edition of Smackdown! defeating Pat Tanaka. [October 2005]
4Released by the WWE. [April 2005]
5(August 25) Made an unexpected return and formed an alliance with Rodney Mack and Theodore Long [August 2003]
6Defeated Rey Mysterio to get a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at the Royal Rumble against Kurt Angle. [January 2006]
7Previous Managers: Daivari, Melina, Kenny Brolin, Jim Cornette, Ivory, Jacqueline, Theodore Long, Terri Runnels.
8On February 23, 2002, Henry won the "World's Strongest Man" competition in Columbus, OH, claiming a $75,000 humvee as his first prize.
9In 1996, Mark Henry signed a lucrative 10 year/$10 million contract with the World Wrestling Federation.
10At the 1995 Pan American Games, Mark Henry won a gold, silver, and bronze metal.
11During the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta, Georgia, he met President Bill Clinton, who - as he found out - is no stranger to watching WWE wrestling.
12Records: snatch 180.0 kg (396 lbs), clean & jerk 220.0 kg (484 lbs) and total 400.0 kg (880 lbs).
13Heaviest ever weightlifter and second heaviest athlete in Olympic Games, weighed 184.92 kg (407.67 lbs) in Atlanta.
14Former weightlifter, competed both in Barcelona (1992), and Atlanta (1996) Olympic Games.
15Eats 5,000 calories a day.
16Can do a full leg split and dunk a basketball.
17Former WWF European Champion.
18Former member of the Nation of Domination.
19Professional wrestler.

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Incarnate2016Bouncer #2
WWE: Story Time2016TV SeriesMark Henry
Countdown2016/IIMark Henry (uncredited)
WWE Main Event2013-2015TV SeriesMark Henry
WrestleMania2015TV MovieMark Henry
The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown2015VideoMarble Henry (voice)
Survivor Series2014TV MovieMark Henry
WWE 2k152014Video GameMark Henry (voice)
WWE Hell in a Cell2014TV MovieMark Henry
A Haunted House 22014Tough Voice Guy
WrestleMania XXX2014TV MovieMark Henry
WWE 2k142013Video GameMark Henry (voice)
WWE '132012Video GameMark Henry (voice)
WWE '122011Video GameMark Henry (voice)
Vengeance2011TV MovieMark Henry
WWE Superstars2009-2011TV SeriesMark Henry
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20112010Video GameMark Henry (voice)
MacGruber2010Tut Beemer
E.C.W.2007-2010TV SeriesMark Henry
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20102009Video GameMark Henry (voice)
WWE Live in the UK: April 20082008VideoMark Henry
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20082007Video Game shortMark Henry (voice)
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 20072006Video GameMark Henry (voice)
WWE Global Warning Tour: Melbourne2002VideoMark Henry
WWE Jakked1999-2002TV SeriesMark Henry
OVW: Christmas Chaos2001VideoMark Henry
No Way Out2000TV MovieMark Henry
WWF Attitude1999Video GameMark Henry (voice)
WWF Judgment Day1998VideoMark Henry
Fully Loaded1998TV MovieMark Henry
No Way Out1998TV MovieMark Henry - The Nation of Domination
WWF Shotgun Saturday Night1998TV SeriesMark Henry
WWF Superstars1996TV SeriesMark Henry

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE Raw1996-2016TV SeriesMark Henry / Himself
Ride Along2016TV SeriesHimself
WrestleMania2016TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Hall of Fame2016Himself
WWE Smackdown!1999-2016TV SeriesMark Henry / Himself
WWE Royal Rumble2016TV SpecialMark Henry
Owen: Hart of Gold2015Video documentaryHimself
UpUpDownDown2015TV SeriesHimself
WWE Money in the Bank2015TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Elimination Chamber2015TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE NXT2010-2015TV SeriesHimself
WWE Tribute to the Troops2014TV SpecialMark Henry
The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW2014TV Series documentaryHimself
WWE Night of Champions2014TV SpecialMark Henry
Survivor Series2013TV SpecialMark Henry
SummerSlam2013TV SpecialMark Henry
Money in the Bank2013TV SpecialMark Henry
Extreme Rules2013TV SpecialMark Henry
WrestleMania 292013TV SpecialMark Henry
Elimination Chamber2013TV SpecialMark Henry
Attitude Era2012VideoHimself / Mark Henry
Undertaker: The Streak - 20-02012Video documentaryHimself / Mark Henry
WrestleMania XXVIII2012TV SpecialMark Henry
Royal Rumble2012TV SpecialMark Henry
TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs2011TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Tribute to the Troops2011TV SpecialMark Henry
Survivor Series2011TV SpecialMark Henry
Hell in a Cell2011TV SpecialMark Henry
Night of Champions2011TV SpecialMark Henry
SummerSlam2011TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Money in the Bank2011TV SpecialMark Henry
Royal Rumble2011TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Tribute to the Troops2010TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Hell in a Cell2010TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Night of Champions2010TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Money in the Bank2010TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Extreme Rules2010TV SpecialMark Henry
The Apprentice2010TV SeriesHimself
WWE Elimination Chamber2010TV SpecialMark Henry
Survivor Series2009TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Bragging Rights2009TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Breaking Point2009TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE: The Bash2009TV SpecialMark Henry
The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania2009TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Hall of Fame 20092009TV SpecialHimself
WWE Royal Rumble2009TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Armageddon2008TV SpecialMark Henry
Survivor Series2008TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Cyber Sunday2008TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE No Mercy2008TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Unforgiven2008TV SpecialMark Henry
Summerslam2008TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Great American Bash2008TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Night of Champions2008TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Royal Rumble2008TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Armageddon2007TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Cyber Sunday2007TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Unforgiven2007TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Draft Special2007TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Saturday Night's Main Event2006-2007TV SeriesMark Henry
WrestleMania 232007TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE One Night Stand2007TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Great American Bash2006TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE vs. ECW: Head to Head2006TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Judgment Day2006TV SpecialMark Henry
WrestleMania 222006TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Hall of Fame 20062006TV SpecialHimself
WWE Royal Rumble2006TV SpecialMark Henry
Royal Rumble2004TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Armageddon2003TV SpecialMark Henry
Survivor Series2003TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Sunday Night Heat1998-2000TV SeriesMark Henry
Royal Rumble2000TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Armageddon1999TV SpecialMark Henry
Survivor Series1999TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Rebellion1999TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Unforgiven1999TV SpecialMark Henry
Summerslam1999TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Over the Edge1999TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF St. Valentine's Day Massacre1999TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Royal Rumble: No Chance in Hell1999TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE Metal1998TV SeriesHimself (1999-2002)
WWF Capital Carnage1998TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Rock Bottom: In Your House1998TV SpecialMark Henry
Survivor Series1998TV SpecialMark Henry
Summerslam1998TV SpecialHimself - The Nation
King of the Ring1998TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Over the Edge1998TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF Unforgiven1998TV SpecialMark Henry
WrestleMania XIV1998TV SpecialMark Henry
Royal Rumble1998TV SpecialMark Henry
WWF in Your House: Mind Games1996TV SpecialMark Henry
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHimself
Barcelona 1992: Games of the XXV Olympiad1992TV Mini-SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE Batista: The Animal Unleashed2014VideoMark Henry
TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs2013TV SpecialMark Henry
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment2013Video documentaryMark Henry
WWE: Triple H - Thy Kingdom Come2013VideoMark Henry
The 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History2012VideoMark Henry
WWE: Superstar Collection - Daniel Bryan2012VideoMark Henry
Best Pay Per View Matches of 20112011VideoMark Henry
WWE Superstars2011TV SeriesMark Henry
WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History2011VideoMark Henry
WWE Raw2009-2011TV SeriesMark Henry
Raw the Best of 20102011VideoMark Henry
WWE Smackdown!2000-2010TV SeriesMark Henry
WrestleMania XXVI: The World Television Premiere2010TV SpecialMark Henry
The Best Pay Per View Matches of the Year 2009-20102010VideoMark Henry
WWE: The Best of RAW 20092010VideoMark Henry
WWE: Greatest Stars of the '90s2009VideoMark Henry
E.C.W.2008TV SeriesMark Henry
WWE: The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane2008VideoMark Henry
WWE: Twist of Fate - The Matt and Jeff Hardy Story2008VideoMark Henry
WWE - Undertaker 15-02008VideoMark Henry
WWE Royal Rumble: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 32008VideoMark Henry
WWE Royal Rumble: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 42008VideoMark Henry
Summerslam2006TV SpecialMark Henry
WWE: McMahon2006VideoMark Henry
WWE Velocity2006TV SeriesMark Henry
Jake 'The Snake' Roberts: Pick Your Poison2005VideoMark Henry
Hard Knocks: The Chris Benoit Story2004Video documentaryMark Henry
WWE: The Stone Cold Truth2004VideoHimself
WWF: Funniest Moments2002VideoMark Henry
Kurt Angle - It's True! It's True!2000VideoMark Henry
Beyond the Mat1999DocumentaryMark Henry (uncredited)
Brothers of Destruction2014VideoMark Henry

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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